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Synonyms for finger

Synonyms for finger

to bring the hands or fingers, for example, into contact with so as to give or receive a physical sensation

to establish the identification of

Synonyms for finger

the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure

one of the parts of a glove that provides covering for a finger or thumb

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feel or handle with the fingers

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examine by touch

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search for on the computer

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indicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments

References in classic literature ?
So while they stood laughing at the shattered stone he placed the ring, as if in play, upon the third finger of his left hand.
He took back the ring, but put it in his pocket and not on his finger.
After flying about the room, it returned in a spiral curve and settled again on Annie's finger.
Now, more interestedly, my fingers traced and retraced them.
It takes some time to compare finger prints," thought D'Arnot, turning to look at the police officer.
At daybreak D'Artagnan, who had wandered about the lower hall, biting his fingers to stifle his sighs - D'Artagnan went up once more; and watching the moments when Grimaud turned his head towards him, he made him a sign to come to him, which the faithful servant obeyed without making more noise than a shadow.
said Dorothy; "I've pricked my finger many a time, and nothing happened.
Instead, steel fingers gripped his shoulder, and he was swung unceremoniously around, to meet the cold gray eyes of the stranger who had thwarted him on the previous day.
He held her fingers tightly for a moment, without speaking.
Gryphus, exasperated, plunged his finger a second time into the soil, and now he drew out the bulb, which certainly looked quite black; and whilst Van Baerle, quite happy to have saved the vessel, did not suspect that the adversary had possessed himself of its precious contents, Gryphus hurled the softened bulb with all his force on the flags, where almost immediately after it was crushed to atoms under his heavy shoe.
Each of them equally appears a finger, whether seen in the middle or at the extremity, whether white or black, or thick or thin-- it makes no difference; a finger is a finger all the same.
For instance, now,' she went on, sticking a large piece of plaster [band-aid] on her finger as she spoke, 'there's the King's Messenger.
1, I should say, are a man's finger-prints; thumb and first finger.
The chastity of the idea, and the natural appearance of the little finger, hammer, and pulpit, have been much admired.
They had not been at work ten minutes ere her eye had glimpsed the topaz ring on the third finger of Saxon's left hand.